Choosing Toys
for Your Grandchildren

Points to consider when choosing toys for your grandchildren:

  • Play Value
  • Quality and design
  • Values
  • Safety
  • Age appropriateness

Play Value

- Will the child play with it again and again?

- Does it stimulate imaginative play and creativity?

- Is it educational and still fun?

Quality and Design

- Is the toy pleasing to look at?
- Is it durable
- Is it safe?
- Is it easy to use, or does it come with clear instructions?
- Is it guaranteed?


- Does the toy or game promote sharing?
- Does it teach community or environmental awareness?
- Does the toy fit with the child's parents' values?

Appropriateness and Safety

- Does the toy fit the child's interest and abilities?
- Is it gender appropriate?
- Is it age appropriate?
- Is it safe?

Toys for Babies 0-1 year

Toys for Toddlers

Toys for Pre-Schoolers

Toys and Games for School-Age Kids

Declutter Ideas for Wild and Crazy Toddlers

Tell us about your family's favourite toys!

Which toys have been your children's and grandchildren's favourites? Some toys last through generations. Others hit the garbage can by New Year's Day. Which toys have really meant something to your children? Which were well loved?
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